Global Digital Advertising and Marketing Market Report 2021: Market to Reach $786.2 Billion by 2026 - Digital Advertising Spending Records Growth during Pandemic

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Global Digital Advertising and Marketing Market to Reach $786.2 Billion by 2026

Global market for Digital Advertising and Marketing estimated at US$350 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$786.2 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 13.9% over the analysis period.

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in people staying at home and/or working remotely from home, resulting in huge increase in online traffic. The large increases in online traffic provide opportunities for companies to keep their target audience engaged through digital marketing initiatives.

While overall digital marketing spending declined due the pandemic-induced cuts in marketing and advertising budgets during the lockdown , available budgets are being directed at digital marketing initiatives. In addition, advertisers are realizing higher returns on their investments owing to lower competition for advertising space. As a result, the pandemic is driving changes to digital marketing strategies at companies, especially at companies where digital marketing initiatives had relatively low priority.

Clicks and display ads are among the most prominent forms of digital marketing initiatives. Clicks are expensive compared to display ads, as clicks ensure the customer is directed to the advertiser`s website. However, clicks provide a better return on investment.

The declines in digital marketing budgets across the spectrum resulted in lower costs per click. As a result, marketers are gaining more clicks for the same cost. Proactive advertisers with long-term outlook are utilizing the lower costs of clicks to improve their marketing plans and stand to gain the most when conditions improve.

The continued spending on digital marketing initiatives would ensure that such advertisers have a high recall for their products or services when the conditions improve. In addition, the lower costs of digital marketing, as well as the unfavourable circumstances for other marketing and advertising formats is resulting in advertisers exploring and/or increasing their marketing spends on digital marketing.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $155.3 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $254.9 Billion by 2026

Developed regions including the US, Canada, Japan and Europe, constitute key revenue contributors for the global digital advertising and marketing market.

Factors such as huge penetration of connected devices, highly developed digital ecosystem backed by large media companies and ICT services providers, and robust focus on digital media campaigns among businesses remain the prime contributors for growth and progress digital ad market in the developed countries.

Per capita spending on connected devices remains high in the developed regions, with a significant portion of consumers purchasing mid- to high-end devices for various purposes. Products with sophisticated features and functions are popular among consumers, and price of the product remains mostly irrelevant as majority of consumers are affluent.

While consumer affluence and general inclination towards advanced technologies favour wider acceptance of connected devices, active participation of leading electronics manufacturers drives momentum in the market. As penetration of connected devices and consumer inclination towards digital solutions remains high, developed regions represent the primary markets for digital advertising and marketing, globally.

Key Topics Covered:




  • COVID-19 Pandemic Upends the Advertising Landscape
  • Digital Advertising Spending Records Growth during Pandemic
  • Digital Marketing Strategies Change in Pandemic Times
  • Digital and Personalized Experience Gain Prominence
  • Advertising: Essential for Corporate/Brand Survival & Existence
  • Digital Advertising and Marketing: A Conceptual Overview
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Digital Advertising and Marketing Formats
  • Digital Advertising and Marketing: Transforming, Transitioning and Conditioning Brand-Consumer Relationships
  • Display Advertising: The Largest Contributor to Global Digital Ad Spend
  • Asian Economies to Spearhead Future Growth
  • Competition
  • World Brands
  • Recent Market Activity

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS (Total 311 Featured)

  • Acxiom Corporation
  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited
  •, Inc.
  • Baidu, Inc.
  • Dentsu International
  • Eniro AB
  • Epsilon Data Management, LLC
  • Facebook, Inc.
  • Google, Inc.
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • LinkedIn Corporation
  •, Inc.
  • SXM Media
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • TradeDoubler AB
  • Twitter, Inc.
  • Xaxis, LLC
  • Verizon Media


  • Rapid Shift of Media Spending from Traditional to Digital: Cornerstone for Present & Future Growth of Digital Ad Market
  • Emerging Digital Advertising & Marketing Challenges Call for Swift Action from Brands
  • Digital Transformation across Organizations Goes Beyond Digital Marketing
  • Digital Marketing Trends for the Future
  • Role of Modern Technology in Improving Advertising Campaign Strategies
  • Augmented Reality (AR): Enabling Customized Experiences
  • Blockchain Technology Poised to Transform Digital Advertising Space
  • Voice Search: Redefining the Digital Marketing Space
  • Videos: The New Go-to Medium of Advertising
  • Social Messaging to Connect with Customers
  • Other Notable Technology Trends in Digital Advertising Market
  • A Digital Cocktail for Digital Marketing
  • AI in Media & Advertising: Targeting Customers with Right Marketing Content
  • Possibilities Galore for AI in Digital Marketing
  • An Insight into the Issues Associated with AI
  • 5G to Further Enhance Mobile Advertising Spending
  • Growth in Mobile Apps Drive Opportunities for Digital Marketers
  • Growing Use of Social Media Platforms: A Lucrative Opportunity for Digital Advertisers
  • Social Commerce Through Social Media Platforms
  • Smart TVs Emerge as an Important Platform for Cross-Screen Digital Advertising
  • Flourishing Gaming Market Generates Lucrative Opportunities for In-Game Advertising
  • Mobile Gaming Makes Rapid Gains during Pandemic, Boosting Market Prospects
  • Rising Adoption of GPS-Enabled Devices Boosts Demand for Location-based Advertising
  • New Restrictions on Collection of Location Data to Cost Marketers
  • Social Media with Location Based Features: Emerging Avenues for Marketing
  • Location-based Advertising (LBA) Gains Foothold at Airports
  • Cross-Platform Ad Campaigns Gain Edge over Single Platform Campaigns
  • Continuous Growth in Cross-Platform Video Advertising Market
  • In-App Advertising: A Promising Platform for Reaching the Desired Audience
  • Effective Delivery and Streaming of Ad Content Drives Demand for Digital Video Advertising
  • Rapid Growth of Streaming Media and OTT Platforms Augurs Well for Digital Video Advertising
  • Mobile Video Ads Hold an Edge Over Online Video Ads
  • Native Advertising: The Next Big Thing in Display Advertising
  • Real-Time Bidding (RTB): The Next Generation Automated Display Advertising Technology
  • Rich Media Ads Gain Momentum Supported Efficient Broadband Connectivity
  • Maximum Visibility Drives Interest in Free Online Classified Ads
  • Robust E-Commerce Activity Lends Traction to Market Growth
  • Digital Marketing Trends for Pharmaceutical Industry in the Future
  • Millennials Emerge as Key Demographic for Digital Advertising Market
  • Key Issues and Challenges Hampering Prospects for Digital Advertising
  • Ad-Blocking: A Threat for Digital Advertising Revenues
  • Major Problems Facing Service Providers in Monetizing Media Campaigns




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